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What are DMARC, SPF and DKIM? How to master email security with these protocols

The three main email security protocols complement one another, so implementing them all provides the best protection. That’s easier said than done, but these tips can help.

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What your antivirus software doesn’t tell you, and how to get that data

Antivirus software detects and removes malware, but how fast and how accurate? Here's no-cost way to find out and hold antivirus vendors accountable.

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What is spyware? How it works and how to prevent it

Spyware is a broad category of malware designed to secretly observe activity on a device and send those observations to a snooper. It is used by everyone from nation states to jealous spouses.

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How to time-sync Windows systems

Incorrect time on a Windows device or server can prevent security updates or user authentication, and it can interfere with a forensics investigation.

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ASUS users fall victim to supply chain attack through backdoored update

Attackers hijack ASUS's auto-update process to deliver malware. Preventing such attacks is difficult, but vendors and their customers can do more to mitigate the risk.

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How to report a data breach under GDPR

Data breach notification requirements are now mandatory and time-sensitive under GDPR. Here's what you need to report and who report it to.

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What is AI fuzzing? And why it may be the next big cybersecurity threat

Pairing artificial intelligence or machine learning with traditional fuzzing techniques creates a powerful tool to find application or system vulnerabilities — for both researchers and cyber criminals.

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What is Metasploit? And how to use this popular hacking tool

Metasploit is a widely used penetration testing tool that makes hacking way easier than it used to be. It has become an indispensable tool for both red team and blue team.

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6 secrets to CISO job longevity

Business focus and communication are key, say long-serving chief security officers.

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Whip your information security into shape with ISO 27001

The ISO 27001 standard will help you identify potential threats to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your company data. This simple checklist will help you come to grips with one of the best and most popular...

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7 keys to a successful IT security career

Learn these traits and realities of being an IT security professional if you want a long, successful and happy career in the field.

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How to audit Windows Task Scheduler for cyber-attack activity

Two recently discovered Windows zero-day attacks underscore the importance of monitoring for unauthorized tasks.

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Does GDPR compliance reduce breach risk?

A new report from Cisco suggests that GDPR compliance reduces data breach impact. Incident response, legal and security experts agree but caution not to rely on compliance alone.

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12 tips for effectively presenting cybersecurity to the board

Don't let your board presentation miss the mark. Follow these best practices and common mistakes to avoid when communicating cybersecurity risk to the board.

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Ransomware attack drives city to seek greater network visibility

After being hit with the Cryptolocker ransomware, the City of Westland realized it needed more insight into network traffic, not just at the perimeter.

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3 ways to monitor encrypted network traffic for malicious activity

Ubiquitous encryption of network traffic prevents you from performing deep packet inspection, but you can still detect and prevent a lot of attacks.

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Self-sovereign identity: 3 key questions

SSI is on the extreme end of the digital identity spectrum. Its focus is putting control back in the hands of you, the user. But SSI is not the only way to skin a cat.

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Congress steers clear of industrial control systems cybersecurity

Industry resistance to regulation, complexity of securing ICS systems are roadblocks to passage of critical infrastructure cybersecurity legislation.

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My two favorite companies from RSA Conference 2019

The Media Trust offers website owners a way to detect malicious code coming from third parties, and DarkOwl scans the dark web for signs that a company has been compromised.

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Windows security updates that require new registry keys

Don't assume automated Windows security updates are complete. You might need to add registry keys manually. Here are a few to check now.

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